Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 76 59
Rank change year-on-year -26 -17 +2
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 136 159 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.41% 3.03% 3.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.00% 9.62% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 73 85 173
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.64% -10.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,350 £24,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £54,750 £55,750 £59,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

RDBMS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1943 1652 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 34.45% 31.53% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1201 959 1326
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,875
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RDBMS in Scotland.

Salary trend for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -22 90 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Edinburgh +2 42 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Inverclyde +1 2 £32,500 -
West Lothian -5 1 £40,000 +53.85%
Midlothian - 1 £30,000 -
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 136 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 77 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (50.00%) Java
4 60 (44.12%) SQL
5 44 (32.35%) TDD
6 37 (27.21%) SQL Server
7 29 (21.32%) Oracle
8 27 (19.85%) JavaScript
8 27 (19.85%) HTML
8 27 (19.85%) Spring
9 25 (18.38%) Linux
10 24 (17.65%) C#
10 24 (17.65%) Scrum
11 23 (16.91%) .NET
12 22 (16.18%) Hibernate
13 21 (15.44%) SDLC
14 20 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
15 19 (13.97%) CSS
15 19 (13.97%) Finance
16 18 (13.24%) JUnit
17 17 (12.50%) Oracle Database
18 16 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
18 16 (11.76%) ASP.NET
18 16 (11.76%) Unix
19 15 (11.03%) XML
19 15 (11.03%) MVC
19 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
20 14 (10.29%) Software Engineering
20 14 (10.29%) AngularJS

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.62%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.88%) CMS
2 8 (5.88%) JBoss
3 6 (4.41%) SAS
4 5 (3.68%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.68%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.21%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.21%) GitHub
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.47%) SSL
2 1 (0.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 37 (27.21%) SQL Server
3 17 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 13 (9.56%) NoSQL
4 13 (9.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (8.09%) DB2
6 10 (7.35%) MongoDB
7 9 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (5.88%) QlikView
8 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (4.41%) Big Data
10 6 (4.41%) OLAP
10 6 (4.41%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (4.41%) PowerCenter
11 5 (3.68%) Hadoop
11 5 (3.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 18 (13.24%) JUnit
2 9 (6.62%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.15%) JIRA
3 7 (5.15%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.41%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.41%) Selenium
5 5 (3.68%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.68%) Maven
5 5 (3.68%) Subversion
6 2 (1.47%) Toad
7 1 (0.74%) Ant
General
1 19 (13.97%) Finance
2 2 (1.47%) Law
3 1 (0.74%) Banking
3 1 (0.74%) Front Office
3 1 (0.74%) Legal
3 1 (0.74%) Local Government
3 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (63.97%) Developer
2 55 (40.44%) Java Developer
3 35 (25.74%) Senior Developer
4 25 (18.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 12 (8.82%) DBA
6 11 (8.09%) Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Administrator
9 6 (4.41%) Architect
9 6 (4.41%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Engineering Manager
9 6 (4.41%) SAS BI Developer
9 6 (4.41%) SAS Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Software Manager
9 6 (4.41%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.85%) HTML
1 27 (19.85%) Spring
2 23 (16.91%) .NET
3 22 (16.18%) Hibernate
4 19 (13.97%) CSS
5 16 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 15 (11.03%) XML
7 14 (10.29%) AngularJS
8 13 (9.56%) HTML5
9 12 (8.82%) .NET Framework
9 12 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (8.09%) Ajax
10 11 (8.09%) J2EE
10 11 (8.09%) jQuery
10 11 (8.09%) Spring Boot
11 10 (7.35%) Entity Framework
12 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (5.88%) DOM
12 8 (5.88%) LESS
12 8 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.68%) User Experience
5 4 (2.94%) Fintech
6 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.47%) Clustering
7 2 (1.47%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.74%) AS400
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.74%) iSeries
8 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.38%) Linux
2 16 (11.76%) Unix
3 6 (4.41%) Windows
4 3 (2.21%) AIX
5 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.74%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.35%) TDD
3 24 (17.65%) Scrum
4 21 (15.44%) SDLC
5 20 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (11.03%) MVC
7 14 (10.29%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.09%) BDD
8 11 (8.09%) DevOps
8 11 (8.09%) OO
8 11 (8.09%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (8.09%) Test Automation
9 10 (7.35%) ETL
10 9 (6.62%) SOA
11 8 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (5.88%) Prototyping
11 8 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.88%) Waterfall
12 7 (5.15%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.15%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.00%) Java
2 60 (44.12%) SQL
3 27 (19.85%) JavaScript
4 24 (17.65%) C#
5 13 (9.56%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.35%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.41%) Python
9 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.21%) Scala
11 2 (1.47%) PHP
12 1 (0.74%) AWK
12 1 (0.74%) C
12 1 (0.74%) C++
12 1 (0.74%) Korn
12 1 (0.74%) Perl
12 1 (0.74%) RPG
12 1 (0.74%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (5.15%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) MCDBA
2 5 (3.68%) MCITP
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (3.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.94%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.74%) Ansible
3 1 (0.74%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (21.32%) Oracle
2 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.09%) Sybase
4 9 (6.62%) Xamarin
5 6 (4.41%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.41%) Informatica
5 6 (4.41%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.21%) OpenText
7 2 (1.47%) Perforce
7 2 (1.47%) Tableau
8 1 (0.74%) Cognos
8 1 (0.74%) IBM
8 1 (0.74%) Pega